Postgraduate Research Students
LUI Chung Man Pinky
M.Phil.
Tel:  3943 5712
Office:  Room 306

Title of Dissertation: The Postmodern Man: Henry Miller’s Flâneuristic Work on Consumer Capitalism and the Suppression of Desires

Supervisor: Prof. Jason Gleckman

“The cancer of time is eating us away.”
As one of the most controversial American writers in the twentieth century, Henry Miller’s once-banned novels provide an outrageous yet awakening voice of a flâneur to criticize humanity in its capitalistic downfall while pondering on the meaning of a postmodern being.

Research Interests

Feminist criticism; gender and literature; postmodernism; twentieth-century literature; cultural studies